Articles tagged "mount michael"

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Extensive gas plume seen over Mount Michael, Saunders Island

An apparent extensive white gas emission was observed over Mount Michael, Saunders Island on October 10, 2019. The gas is being blown in an east-southeasterly direction. According to the South Sandwich Islands Volcano Monitoring Blog, the column is most likely just...

October 16, 2019

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Eruption at Mount Michael, Saunders Island, Antarctica

A new volcanic ash emission was observed at Michael volcano, Saunders Island, Antarctica on January 22, 2019. Volcanic ash plume moving southeast is identifiable from visible imagery under the partially covered sky, the Buenos Aires VAAC reported 15:49 UTC. Ash...

January 23, 2019

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Thermal anomaly on Mount Michael, possible strombolian activity

A satellite image captured by NASA/USGS Landsat-8 on January 31, 2018 show a thermal anomaly present in the summit crater of Mount Michael volcano on Saunders Island, South Atlantic Ocean. "The anomaly is clearly an indicator that some elevated activity has...

February 05, 2018

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Gas emission observed over Mount Michael, South Atlantic Ocean

Satellite images acquired October 15, 2017 show what appears to be a gas emission originating from Mount Michael on Saunders Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Prior to August 2015, the most recent eruptive activity detected was in the second half of 2012. Gas emissions...

October 21, 2017

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Volcanic plume over Southern Atlantic Ocean revealed through false-color imagery

The South Sandwich Islands, in the far southern Atlantic Ocean, are often shrouded with thick cloud, making it difficult to view the region from space. Sometimes, however, the use of false-color imagery can be used to reveal events that would otherwise be obscured under

April 30, 2014